A perceptual playground built like a boat sits atop the roof of a preschool. A pattern implies play zones with abstract geometric climbing, running, theatrical, and seating volumes that emerge from the 2D designed surfaces, inviting imagination and simultaneous physical and visual engagement; what one ‘sees’ varies.
1,400 sq ft | Arlington, MA | under construction (spring 2018 completion)
aquatic rubber tile, Trex decking, HDPE plastic sheeting for custom play elements, cedar, chalkboard and exterior paint + tension-stretched sail cloth
Client: Springboard Schools, Inc.
Project Team: Brown Fenollosa Architects with Sever Construction – school @ 93 Broadway; Chase Wilke of Wilke Built – installation of playground structure, decking, fencing